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Venice is a beautiful city, sitting on numerous canals, bridges with beautiful architecture, lots of entertainment and delicious food. All this adds up to an amazing and an abundance of non-stop photography opportunity. This is a one week, photography-rich adventure, starting on 9/13 and ending on 9/20. We will photograph every day, often for sunrise and sunset at the classic locations including San Marco Square, Ponte dell’Academia and Ponte di Rialto bridges, as well as the canals, smaller bridges and the classic Venetian architecture. There are fixed photo shoots events daily, but there is also plenty of individual time to explore the city. Two optional events include a night at the opera and a traditional gondola ride through the back canals. We will stay in our own apartment with a full kitchen, dining room, living area and a beautiful balcony overlooking the roof tops of Venice, where we can spend time together, eating, photographing, editing and doing nigh-time photography. Some bedrooms are for single occupancy with bigger rooms/beds, and some are for double occupancy – rooms will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis to get the best room. The event is limited to 6 people only, to ensure we work together closely for amazing photography (we need to have all 6 people signed up to make this adventure event work). Here is the schedule: • Sunday, 9/13, 2020: o Arrive into Marco Polo Airport (we will have left the US on 9/12) o We all meet and grab the Water Bus to Venice o Check-in, clean up and go out for a late lunch o Sunset: Ponte di Rialto • Monday, 9/14, 2020: o Sunrise: San Marco Square o Back streets, canals and bridges • Tuesday, 9/15, 2020: o Scalzi Bridge o Book shop o Back streets, canals and bridges o Sunset: San Marco Square o Balcony night shoot • Wednesday, 9/16, 2020: o Canals, bridges, churches, architecture o Gondola ride shoot (optional) o Sunset: Ponte di Rialto • Thursday, 9/17, 2020: o Academia sunrise shoot o Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute shoot o Opera (optional) • Friday, 9/18, 2020: o Day trip to Burano o Sunset: Ponte di Rialto • Saturday, 9/19, 2020: o Sunrise: Ponte dell’Academia o Free day o Dinner with Chris • Sunday, 9/20, 2020: o Leave for the airport and fly back to the US The price includes: • Accommodation, rooms assigned on a first-come first-served basis • Two-hour pre-trip planning workshop, with a shoot plan for each planned shoot location • Full photography coaching, support and touring, every day in Venice • Two-hour long Night Photography workshop while in Venice • Post-processing support to edit images • Water Bus transport to and from the airport • One dinner with Chris • Tea, coffee, water and soft drinks for sharing in the apartment The price does not include flights, insurance (mandatory requirement), opera tickets (optional), gondola ride (optional), food and beverages, and personal expenses. Venice has an incredible selection of places to eat ranging from the very simple to highly elaborate. The total price for the trip is $2,975. A non-refundable deposit of $1,000 is required to secure a spot. The balance is due 90 days before the trip starts. Cancellation terms: If I cancel for any reason, you get 100% of your money back. If you cancel for any reason, you do not get your deposit back. These trip details and arrangements are subject to change. Making bookings well in advance can give us the most attractive prices and the best accommodation choices, but things often change, and may happen to the apartment, the schedule or shoot locations. While September is not the rainy season for Venice, we are still very much dependent on good weather, and may experience rain. How To Sign-up: Sign-up for the event on this Meetup. Please ensure you are committed. Once we have 6 people sign-up, I will request the deposits to secure your spot. After that, I will then set up for us to meet over a coffee, and I will provide a trip briefing.